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By Staff on Jun 7, 2010 with no responses

Dubai’s Blazing Sun Utilized for Office Cooling Needs

Under the blazing sun in Dubai, the newly expanded offices of one business are keeping cool with an environmentally friendly technology powered by the heat of the sun.

By Robert Rapier on Feb 25, 2008 with no responses

World’s First Zero-Carbon City?

World’s first zero-carbon city? In Dubai? I must have been asleep when this story started making the rounds a couple of weeks ago. I just saw the story in a local newspaper, but a Google search shows that the story first hit the wires about 2 weeks ago: UAE starts work on world’s first zero-carbon city ABU DHABI (AFP) — The oil-rich United Arab Emirates was set to start work on Sunday on construction of the world’s first zero carbon emissions city, a spokesman for the project said. “Construction on Masdar City begins today,” the spokesman told AFP, adding that the 6.5-square-kilometre (2.5-square-mile) development will cost 22 billion dollars and is set for completion in 2015. Masdar City will house… Continue»